Dealing With My Own Sh--

I’d like to keep this a family friendly blog, but what else should I call it? Feces? Excrement? Waste? Poo? They all sound too distant, clinical or childish. It’s so easy to refer to it in euphemisms when clean water washes it far away, into rivers, oceans, or sewage treatment plants. But when you have to figure out how to deal with it yourself, it turns to shit….


The Gettysburg Review, Spring 2009 Flu has laid me low for the last few days.   But getting the Spring 2009 edition of The Gettysburg Review cheered me.  It includes…